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Taser is more than stun guns

Feb 26, 2014
Taser is diversifying into police equipment, including wearable cameras.
Posted In: taser, police, guns, technology

Watertown, Boston suburbs on lockdown as search for suspect intensifies

Apr 19, 2013
As a manhunt for one of suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings intensifies this morning, authorities are asking residents of Watertown, MA., and other towns nearby to stay in their homes. Public transit has been suspended and businesses are being asked to remain closed.
Posted In: boston, boston marathon, FBI, police

Why are police scanning millions of license plates?

Aug 17, 2012
The ACLU is asking questions about the use of License Plate Reader cameras.
Posted In: privacy, police, Google

Los Angeles police to use program to predict crimes

Jul 2, 2012
It's straight out of the Tom Cruise film, "Minority Report."
Posted In: lapd, Crime, police

Greek police officers, vehicles for rent

Apr 10, 2012
The new scheme could help the police force raise money and stop the taxpayer from footing the bill.
Posted In: Greece, police, Greek debt

Warrantless cell phone tracking is everywhere

Apr 4, 2012
A new report from the American Civil Liberties Union says that law enforcement agencies are frequently using cell phone tracking information provided by wireless carriers. Plus, Wonder Twin powers activate: Smart sand is on the way.
Posted In: aclu, cell phones, police, sand, MIT

When burglar alarms don't work

Apr 3, 2012
Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner on the high costs of faulty home alarm systems.
Posted In: police, alarms, burglar

Overweight cops suffer criticism in Britain

Mar 16, 2012
The cliche that cops like to eat doughnuts might be true in the U.K., where police officers could soon feet their unhealthy ways reflected in their paycheck.
Posted In: Britain, police, obesity

St. Louis wants control of its police force back

Mar 5, 2012
The city is trying to go back in history, and reclaim control of its namesake law enforcement agency. You see, it's actually run by the state, and supporters claim that's "taxation without representation."
Posted In: St. Louis, missouri, police

That missing iPhone story smells fishier

Sep 2, 2011
San Francisco police say they have no record of any investigation related to a missing Apple prototype. CNET has been the only one reporting on...
Posted In: iPhone, iphone 5, police

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